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UAE 2011 Eid al-Adha Bank Holidays Announced

Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM)
Posted: Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The Governor of the UAE's Central Bank has declared 3 days of bank holidays for the upcoming Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays, and as such has sent a circular to all banks operating in the United Arab Emirates instructing them to remain closed from Saturday to Monday, November 5-7, 2011, inclusively.

Note that the aforementioned 3-day bank holidays will occur on the same dates as the previously announced (2011-10-31) UAE private sector's upcoming non-working public holidays for the Eid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).

In a separate announcement, the Dubai Stock Market announced that it would be closed for three days, from Sunday to Tuesday, November 6-8, 2011, also on account of the upcoming Eid Al Adha non-working public holidays.

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